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Dollar A Day

Just a Dollar a DayContribute a dollar for each school day or each calendar day, whichever is most appropriate for your budget.
Our Goal: Maintaining excellence and rigor in our classrooms.
Our Dream: We would love for 100% of our school families participating every year.

General Fund

Donate to Where Needed MostUse my donation where it is most needed! These funds are split three ways to meet the needs of our schools. Typically, one third goes to multi-school projects, one third to teachers in the form of grants and one third to principals to be used as needed.

Honor A Teacher or Staff Member

Honor a TeacherThis is a simple and popular way to send thanks to a teacher, administrator, counselor, or anyone at school who has made a difference in your child’s experience, and at the same time contribute to funds for our schools. Click the Honor A Teacher button to learn more about this special program.

Sustaining Donation

Make a Sustaining Donation thtough PayPalWould you like to become a sustaining donor? By making a recurring donation, you make a lasting commitment to our schools. Your gift funds school wide and classroom needs, Jr. Achievement BizTown for 5th graders, the EdUCate! Math Academy and Homework Club, and more. Becoming a sustaining donor is easy! Click the button to set up a recurring donation through PayPal.

Donate to EdUCate! Support your school foundation today

EdUCate!’s main purpose is getting resources to the right people (students, teachers, schools) at the right time. Whether it’s for classroom textbooks or band uniforms, a specific department or classroom project, to say thanks to a special education professional, or to contribute in memory of a special person, EdUCate! offers many ways for you to make the difference in a child’s education. We thank you for your support!

Other Ways to Donate

For more information about any of these ways to give, please contact our Treasurer.

Matching Gifts
Many companies will match the charitable contributions of their current and retired employees, or their volunteer hours. Check with your personnel department.

Business Partnerships
We are always looking for businesses committed to education to partner with us in supporting our schools whether by direct donations, sponsorships, or in-kind contributions. For more information, please contact Katie at information@uc-educate.org.

Stock & Securities
Donation of appreciated stock or securities is a win-win for you and EdUCate! By donating stock that has appreciated for more than a year, you are actually giving 20% more than if you sold the stock and then made a cash donation

Memorial & Scholarship Funds
Many community members have set up a memorial or family fund for college scholarships or other purposes to benefit U.C public school students.

Planned Giving
A legacy gift to EdUCate! through your will, trust or other planned gift will ensure that EdUCate! can continue to support University City public schools in providing a quality education.

Endowments
The EdUCate! Endowment Fund provides our schools with income each year. Contributions to the Endowment Fund are permanently invested. The income generated is transferred to the General Fund annually. Your gift will never be spent, but the income it generates will be, forever.

Amazon Associates
EdUCate! is an Amazon associate which allows 4-10% of your purchases to go to EdUCate! to benefit our schools. The price you pay does not change! All you need to do is shop through our unique link. Shop at Amazon.com!

eScrip
Sign up online at eScrip.com and register your eligible cards to activate contributions by participating retailers. Our group ID is 151237892 and the name to designate is EdUCate!

Mailing Address

EdUCate!
3268 Governor Drive, PMB 154
San Diego, CA 92122

Federal Tax ID: 33-0539815

To quote the president of Yale University: “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” Whether it’s for classroom textbooks or band uniforms, a specific department or classroom project, to say thanks to a special education professional, or to contribute in memory of a special person, EdUCate! offers many ways for you to make the difference in a child’s education. Your contributions are cumulative for each school year, so feel free to donate to all of the various programs we offer and we will make sure you are recognized for your total level of support.